OU Law was crowned the national champion of this year’s Federal Bar Association Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition. This marks the fourth national competition championship for OU Law in the last two years, demonstrating the college’s place among the top law schools in the nation for moot court.
On Feb. 8, the Oklahoma Law Review ’s Symposium, “Lawyering in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” brought together legal scholars from across the country to interrogate the question: in a world where increasingly robots can synthesize much of law and fact, why does civil society need lawyers at all?
The OU College of Law will honor five outstanding alumni at its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 6. The Order of the Owl recognizes OU Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.
In honor of Veterans Day, students at the OU College of Law will provide free legal assistance to veterans at a pop-up clinic, which will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Judge Jequita Napoli’s courtroom in the Cleveland County Courthouse.
The OU College of Law, a national leader in modern legal education, is excited to announce that it is joining the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) along with over 120 major law firms, corporate legal departments, software companies and universities.
The OU College of Law will honor two of its alumni, Richard K. Books and Richard A. Grimes, with the Eugene Kuntz Award at the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Reception on Nov. 1. The award recognizes their many contributions to the energy industry and to oil and gas law in particular.
Civil liberties expert Rachel Levinson-Waldman will present “Could Your Instagram Feed Land You in Jail? How the Police Use Social Media for Surveillance and Monitoring – and Who the Prime Targets Are” at the 2018 Henry Lecture Series, set for noon Monday, Oct. 15, in the Kerr Student Lounge at the OU College of Law.
I had the amazing opportunity to spend my summer in New York City, interning in the Legal Division of UN Women. UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and gender equality.
In August, eight students from the OU College of Law participated in an internship at the 96th session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva, Switzerland.
This summer, four of us (Mackenzie Coplen, Julie Hunter, Brandi Keesee, and Jessica Ladd) had the amazing opportunity of interning for the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. We are all 3Ls at the...
September 11, 2017
Mackenzie Coplen, Julie Hunter, Brandi Keesee, and Jessica Ladd, 3Ls
In August 2015, I had the privilege of serving as a student intern for the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) in Geneva, Switzerland. I am currently a 3L law...
(U.S. Mission Geneva Photo by Eric Bridiers) In June, Evelyn Mary Aswad, Professor of Law and Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, participated in...